Fans of the Monster Hunter series desperately waiting for Monster Hunter Portable 3rd to make it's way might find themselves playing the title on an unexpected platform. Announced today by Sony, and detailed over at NeoGAF, Capcom has revealed Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD will be released on the PlayStation 3.
As with past high definition upgrades, like the God of War Collection, Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD is a console re-release of the PlayStation Portable title sharing the same name. With the extra power of the PlayStation 3, players can look forward to 1080p visuals and upgraded assets, as well as support for stereoscopic 3D. Additionally, players can look forward to new content exclusive to the platform, as well as the ability to transfer their PlayStation Portable saves over to the console release
This release is the first in what will be known as the 'PlayStation Portable Remastered' line of software. Though currently slated only for release in Japan, this line of software will include popular PlayStation Portable titles remastered and re-released on the PlayStation 3.
Hopefully this release of Monster Hunter Portable 3rd, along with other remastered titles, will make their way to our shores. In the meantime, check out the announcement trailer below.